Rank Equivalent and Hierarchy
I received a lot of queries asking pertaining to the different ranks of the armed forces of the Philippines and its equivalent with other major services of AFP such as; Philippine Army, Philippine Navy, and Philippine Air force.
That’s why I made this article for the benefits of other people who are looking this kind of information.
ARMY NAVY PNP
- Private ————– Apprentice Seaman———- There’s no private rank equivalent in the PNP
- Private First Class– Seaman Second Class ——- Police Officer 1
- Corporal ———— Seaman First Class ———- Police Officer 2
- Sergeant ———— Petty Officer Third Class — Police Officer 3
- Staff Sergeant——- Petty Officer Second Class – Senior Police Officer 1
- Technical Sergeant — Petty Officer First Class —- Senior Police Officer 2
- Master Sergeant —– Chief Petty Officer ———- Senior Police Officer 3
- ————————————————————————- Senior Police Officer 4
- 2ndLieutenant ——- Ensign —————————– There’s no 2nd Lt. rank equivalent in the PNP
- 1stLieutenant ——– Lieutenant Junior Grade—– Police Inspector
- Captain —————- Lieutenant Senior Grade—– Police Senior Inspector
- Major ——————- Lieutenant Commander —– Police Chief Inspector
- Lieutenant Colonel — Commander —————– Police Superintendent
- Colonel —————– Captain ———————– Police Senior Superintendent
- Brigadier General —– Commodore —————– Police Chief Superintendent
- Major General ——— Rear Admiral ————— Police Director
- Lieutenant General —- Vice Admiral —————- Police Deputy Dir. General
- General ——————- Admiral ——————— Police Director General
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